Undergraduate Research by Department

Many departments offer specific opportunities and resources to undergraduate students. Explore the list below to see what is currently available or visit the department's website to learn more.

By Department

AllAcademic Prizes
African American and Diaspora StudiesFaculty research areas
AnthropologyElla Deloria Undergraduate Research Fellowship
ArchaeologyColumbia-affiliated fieldwork in Taos, NM; Italy; China; Ireland; and Ecuador
ArchaeologyThe Stigler Fund for Archaeological Fieldwork
ArchaeologyHudson River Foundation for New York archaeology
ArchaeologyFunk Foundation for New York archaeology
ArchaeologyArchaeological Institute of America Bulletin
ArchitectureJob and internship opportunities
Art History and ArchaeologySummer Programs at Hadrian's Villa and in Venice
Art History and ArchaeologyRiggio Summer Research Award
AstronomyGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
AstronomyNSF Astronomy Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Biological SciencesSummer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Biological SciencesAmgen Scholars Summer Research Program
Biological SciencesSummer research opportunities
Biological SciencesGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
Biological sciencesColumbia Summer Practicum: Neuroscience in Paris
Biological sciencesNSF BIO Research Experiences for Undergraduates
BusinessSummer Research Internship
ChemistryChemistry Research Groups at Columbia
ChemistryChemistry Research Experiences for Undergraduates
ClassicsUndergraduate prizes and funding
Comparative Literature & SocietyCatherine Medalia Johannet Memorial Prizes in Comparative Literature & Society
Computer ScienceComputer and Information Science and Engineering Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Creative WritingQuarto, the Department's creative writing journal
DanceThe University of South Florida Dance in Paris Program
Drama and Theatre ArtsShubert Internship Program
Earth and Environmental SciencesInternships & research opportunities
Earth and Environmental SciencesNSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates & Teachers
Earth and Environmental SciencesGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
East Asian Languages and CulturesFellowship opportunities
East Central European CenterHarriman Institute fellowships
Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental BiologyUndergraduate research, internships, and thesis
EconomicsGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
EconomicsPart-time RA positions
EngineeringList of current internal research opportunities
EngineeringList of current external research opportunities
English and Comparative LiteratureThe Williams Traveling Fellowship
Film and Media StudiesColumbia Undergraduate Film Productions (CUFP)
French and Romance PhilologyFunding for Study and Research Abroad
Germanic LanguagesInternship programs in Germany
HistoryUndergraduate fellowship opportunities
Human RightsSummer Internship Stipend
Human RightsResearch Stipend
Human RightsConference Stipend
Human RightsAlternative Spring Break Program Support
Human RightsHuman Rights Internship Database
Jazz StudiesLouis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program
Jewish StudiesUndergraduate fellowships
Language Resource CenterLanguages at CU
Latin American StudiesDepartmental prizes
Latin American StudiesPortales: Journal of Undergraduate Research
Latin American StudiesFunding opportunities for students
MathematicsSummer Undergraduate Research
MathematicsNSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Medieval and Renaissance StudiesClaudia Rattazzi Papka Memorial Fund
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African StudiesAll research and fellowships listings
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African StudiesAllison Busch Summer Language Study Fellowships
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African StudiesTheodore de Bary Language Study Fellowship
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African StudiesWeatherhead East Asian Institute Undergraduate Training Grants
PhilosophyThe Gadfly
PhysicsGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
PhysicsNevis REU
Political ScienceAwards and research fellowships
Political ScienceResearch opportunities in the political science department
PsychologyColumbia Summer Research Practicum in Global Behavioral Science (GLOBES)
PsychologyGuide to finding undergraduate research opportunities
Public HumanitiesColumbia Summer Research Practicum in Public Humanities and Hellenic Studies
ReligionInstitute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life Summer Research Fellowships
Slavic StudiesRobert A. Maguire Prize in Slavic Studies
Slavic Languages / Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and East European StudiesHarriman Institute Funding for Research, Language Study, Travel for Undergraduates
SociologyResearch centers and workshops
StatisticsUndergraduate Summer Internship
Sustainable DevelopmentDenning Global Fellows in Sustainable Development
Sustainable DevelopmentStudent opportunities
Sustainable DevelopmentSummer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates
Urban StudiesSenior thesis funding
Women's and Gender StudiesUndergraduate awards